About the Scholarship

Humanists of Sarasota Bay Regional Scholarship are accredited by the Secular Student Alliance. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and the only national organization dedicated to atheist, humanist, and other non-theist students. 

The Humanists of Sarasota Bay provide annual scholarships for secular high school and college students in the Sarasota, Tampa, and Fort Myers area. The scholarships are awarded to members who have demonstrated leadership in their communities, strong values in their personal lives, and dedication to academics.


What are the requirements needed while applying for this scholarship?

  • Students must first register for a free membership with the Secular Student Alliance (SSA). 

  • Students must then complete the online application form.

  • An essay must be submitted up to 500 words in length.

  • The candidates are educated to present their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application to get this award.


Humanists of Sarasota Bay Regional Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides $1000 each year which is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies annually depending on the availability of funds and students meeting their requirements.


Deadline info

The applications are to be presented before the end of September 30, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application, and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are accessible online on the Secular Student Alliance website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate who are prsing full-time, undergraduate student in the area of Sarasota or Bradenton. Students located in Tampa, Ft. Myers, or Orlando may also apply.